ICT Grads

Dr Halimaton to helm Prestariang’s boutique ICT university
Prestariang Education Sdn Bhd (“PESB”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bursa Malaysia-listed Prestariang Berhad, has appointed Professor Datuk Dr Halimaton Hamdan as the Vice Chancellor of its boutique university to be set up in Cyberjaya.
Huawei’s first global training center outside of China
Global ICT solutions provider Huawei has chosen Cyberjaya as the site for its first global training center outside of China, saying that this center would also serve as the worldwide point for all English-medium training it will provide.
Talent Corp tries to meet industry's ravenous appetite
The various professional development initiatives in Malaysia have seen the number of people taking part in up-skilling and training programs rising to 133,566 in 2010 versus the 39,606 in 2000, the majority of which were from the engineering and ICT sectors. But this is not enough to satiate the hunger of the tech industry for more talent.
ICT grads: Plugging the gap
Malaysia does not have enough skilled ICT staff to meet its own national aspirations, let alone compete against other economies in the region. Tertiary institutes are working with the industry to address the issue, however.
ICT grads: Some suggestions
In tackling the ICT grad issue, whilst tertiary education including institutions of higher learning and their quality has been the center of focus and debate, it should be apparent that this aspect of the academic journey comprises only a fraction of a student’s entire academic lifespan.
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